Category: Restoration

April 5, 2021

What is the Orange Stuff I See in Streams?

We get asked frequently what is the orange stuff people see in streams. It is not some toxic chemical or harmful algae. Rather it is a bacteria that fixes oxygen […]

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March 1, 2021

Busy as Beavers at Annapolis Landing in Riva, Md

We’re busy as beavers at Annapolis Landing in Riva, MD installing innovative log-jams instead of the traditional rock step pools. This technique is cost efficient and very low-impact. Learn more.

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February 26, 2021

Winter Weather is No Match for Annapolis Landing Restoration

February has graced Annapolis with the full suite of winter weather: ice storms, snow, sleet, hail, and freezing rain alike. And as luck may have it, the snowiest winter we’ve […]

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January 3, 2020

Glebe Heights Public Meeting

On December 30, 2019, Jesse Iliff, South RiverKeeper, visited the Edgewater library for a public hearing on a proposed development along Glebe Heights Drive. Given the timing between holidays, I […]

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January 1, 2020

Charting the Course for BMPS: A Church Creek Case Study

The South River Federation and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center are partnering to study a tributary of the South River that has been known previously as one of the most […]

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November 22, 2019

Forest Conservation ACT PASSED!

Thank You County Council Members for Protecting Our Local Forests! Just over two months ago, the Federation jumped right into the thick of the fight for our County’s forests when […]

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July 31, 2019

Health Department Ribbon Cutting

Arundel Rivers Federation celebrated the completion of Phase 1 of our restoration project at Anne Arundel County Health Department with a ribbon cutting.  The Federation was joined by our partners […]

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February 7, 2019

Bacteria Levels Decreasing At Church Creek Headwaters!

Church Creek in Annapolis, MD is the most polluted creek in the South River Watershed and has been a high priority restoration goal since the Federation’s first strategic restoration plan […]

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July 20, 2018

County to Purchase Turtle Run Land

Anne Arundel County to purchase land saved from development by West & Rhode Riverkeeper, SACReD, CBF and Churchton Residents, all for passive recreational use! The advocacy efforts of West/Rhode Riverkeeper are […]

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July 27, 2017

WHAT’S THE SANCTUARY OYSTER REEF LOOK LIKE?

How is the Sanctuary Reef Doing? Enquiring minds want to know. Yet, the question isn’t easy to answer. We have done bottom samples along the reef and can tell that the […]

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